This is the type 2 Headless hell Extractor. This style was used to remove stuck cartridge casings. This is a great complement to any 45-70 collection as well as a wonderful conversation piece. These will fit in the butt stock compartment of a model 1888 rifle.
They are in original excellent Condition and were used with ALL Models including 1873, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1884, 1888 Springfield Carbines, Rifles and Cadets. U.S. Model 1882 45-70 Springfield Headless Shell Extractor